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New Gastonia Ballpark Plans On the Mound

Gastonia Grizzlies New LogoGastonia (NC) leaders have spent more than two years crafting a plan for a new entertainment and sports district just west of downtown, which could be anchored by a multi-purpose baseball stadium.  Now they are finally on the mound and firing their first formal pitch to residents.  Read more here.

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A Look at Boston College’s Ballpark Plans

Boston College LogoBoston College has reportedly started the process of reviewing plans for proposed new baseball and softball stadiums with the Boston Redevelopment Authority.  This is part of BC’s multi-phased facilities enhancement plan.  Read more here.  Review the Boston College Brighton Athletic Fields development proposal here.

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Fayetteville Ballpark Spending Cap Nearly $12M Below June Estimate

Minor League Baseball LogoThe city of Fayetteville (NC) plans to cap at $35 million the total development cost of a potential minor league baseball stadium — a figure that’s almost $12 million less than a consultant’s June estimate.  Read more here.

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Rays Launch Ballpark Website

Tampa Bay Rays LogoThe Tampa Bay Rays on Monday launched ballparkreimagined.com where fans can submit ideas about what they see as must-haves in a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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Arlington Council Expected to Formally Call for Ballpark Special Election Today

Texas Rangers LogoThe City of Arlington (TX) could move one step closer Tuesday to building a new home for the Texas Rangers.  The city council is set to decide whether or not to hold a special election on November 8 for voters to decide on the construction of a new ballpark.  Read more here.

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A Look at 17 Possible Sites for New Rays Ballpark

Tampa Bay Rays LogoAs efforts ramp up to keep the Tampa Bay Rays in Pinellas County — and ward off a heavy challenge from Hillsborough County — officials recently identified 10 possible locations for a new stadium.  To add to the 10, county commissioners recently asked staffers to find more St. Petersburg sites.  Tampa Bay Times staff writer Mark Puente has compiled a list of 17 sites with the pros and cons of each.  Read more here.  Read more and view photos of the Snug Harbor site here.

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Proposed Rangers Ballpark: Details Emerge

Texas Rangers LogoThe proposed $1 billion Texas Rangers stadium has been described by some as a “sweetheart” deal full of valuable giveaways benefiting the baseball team.  Here’s a breakdown of the various proposals — with a few new details:  Read more here.

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